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my love

By Heather HublerPublished 27 days ago 1 min read
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May, two thousand one,

My heart beat outside my chest

For the first time–son.


Dedicated to my first-born who will always be my baby.

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Written for the Time Capsule haiku challenge.

Thank you for reading!

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Here are a few more of my challenge submissions if you'd care to read:

love poems

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Heather Hubler

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  • Kelly Robertson21 days ago

    Awww this one made my mama heart want to cry, but a good ugly cry :) so sweet.

  • Robbie Cheadle24 days ago

    A wonderful poem.

  • KJ Aartila25 days ago


  • Beautiful tribute for a first born!

  • Lamar Wiggins26 days ago

    A very dear moment for a new mom. Hearted... Does your son read your work? He needs to see this one.

  • The Dani Writer26 days ago

    Oh Heather!!! This is PRECIOUS!!!

  • 😍🙏❤️🎉🎉

  • Allie Bickerton26 days ago

    Congrats on Top story!

  • Meg26 days ago

    This is beautiful!

  • Caroline Jane26 days ago

    Absolutely love this. ❤

  • Amber Annabelle26 days ago

    A beautiful haiku, well done

  • Sufal Paul26 days ago


  • Gal Mux26 days ago

    Beautiful poem. Motherhood is beautiful ❤️

  • Aphotic26 days ago

    This is so wholesome and beautiful. I like the image too, very cool😊

  • J. R. Lowe26 days ago

    Aw how lovely. Such a well crafted and heartfelt haiku :)

  • Ahh Heather so touching!!! Nothing compares to a mother's bond to their child! Love this and congratulations :)

  • Tiffany Gordon 26 days ago

    gorgeous work Heather! I love the accompanying photo as well! BRAVO!👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

  • Paul Stewart26 days ago

    Well..this was worth the wait. Sorry, I took so long to comment. congrats on a thoroughly well-deserved TS. This is beautiful, succinct, and wonderfully hits the nail on the head. This is perhaps one of your best. That would be hard to really back up, but it is certainly up there. Well done, Heather!

  • Ward Norcutt26 days ago

    this is very nice, Heather. Pretty coool sentiment and visual!

  • Dana Stewart27 days ago

    Beautiful! Congratulations on Top Story!!

  • Excellent, beautiful, heartwarming. I love this one!!!

  • This is beautiful. Thank you for it.

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  • Talia Devora27 days ago

    Very sweet. You are truly a talented haiku writer!

  • Very well put, a message we all relate to. ❤️

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